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Rail industry news / 6 June 2016 /
A passenger train has reportedly crashed into the back of a freight train near Liege in Belgium killing at least three people.
Rail industry news / 21 December 2015 /
Belgian National Railways (SNCB-NMBS) has signed a contract with Bombardier and Alstom for the supply of 1,362 M7 double-deck train cars in an order worth €3.3 billion.
Rail industry news / 2 April 2015 /
Argos Soditic, an independent European Private Equity firm, has acquired a 66.6% stake in Belgian rail freight operator, SNCB Logistics.
Rail industry news / 2 October 2014 /
Alstom has secured a contract worth 70 million Euros to supply ATLAS 200 on-board signalling equipment to the Belgian operator SNCB-NMBS for 449 trains in commercial service. Delivery will start in 2016…
In an interview for European Railway Review, Mr. Geert Pauwels, Coordinator of SNCB’s Freight Group, discusses how operations are being split from commercial responsibilities.
Within SNCB, B-Cargo is the division that is responsible for commercialising rail freight transport. In cooperation with the other companies of the SNCB Group, we provide customers with global logistics solutions that are at once competitive and attractive. With 2,160 miles (3,454km) of track, Belgium’s rail infrastructure is among the highest-density networks in the world.
The European rail network is becoming increasingly integrated and, with its attractive range of long-distance passenger services, Deutsche Bahn is one of the principal players.
B-Cargo is a division within the SNCB and is responsible for commercialising rail freight transport. In cooperation with the other companies of the SNCB Group, we provide our customers with global logistics solutions that are at once competitive and attractive. With 3,454km of track, Belgium’s rail infrastructure is among one of the highest-density networks in the world.
In an interview with European Railway Review, CEO Luc Lallemand openly talks about Infrabel, the manager of the Belgian railway infrastructure. During this conversation the CEO, among other things, talks about the main tasks, the investments, the major projects and the challenges of Infrabel.